Lipari Islands

[ lip-uh-ree ahy-luhndz; Italian lee-pah-ree ]
/ ˈlɪp ə ri ˈaɪ ləndz; Italian ˈli pɑ ri /
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plural noun
a group of volcanic islands north of Sicily, belonging to Italy. 44 sq. mi. (114 sq. km).
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Ancient Greek Ae·o·li·an Is·lands [ee-oh-lee-uhn ahy-luhndz] /iˈoʊ li ən ˈaɪ ləndz/ .

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Lipari Islands
/ (ˈlɪpərɪ) /

pl n
a group of volcanic islands under Italian administration off the N coast of Sicily: remains that form a continuous record from Neolithic times. Chief town: Lipari. Pop: 10 554 (2001). Area: 114 sq km (44 sq miles)Also called: Aeolian Islands Italian name: Isole Eolie (ˈiːzole eˈɔːlje)
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